Root vegetables are an important garden crop, not only because they are nutritious, but also because they can help maximize your growing area by giving you two crops for the space of one. Let’s take a look at the various benefits of root crops and which ones to grow based on your needs.
Beets are a nutrition powerhouse and an efficient way to grow healthy produce. With the tips in this article, you’ll be growing your own in no time. Afraid to try beets? These delicious recipes are sure to please the beet-hater.
Rutabagas, turnips, parsnip, carrots, beets, and radishes are not the most romantic and sought after garden crops, but they can be an important fall crops to extend your garden season and help you become more self-reliant in producing your own food. Learn how to cultivate, harvest, store and even prepare these root crops in delicious […]
It seems like everyone in your life is gardener extraordinaire…except for you. Your neighbor, your best friend, and your perfect sister-in-law have all found the time to plant a whole garden amidst schedules that are as crazy as yours. And since you haven’t even gotten started, is it possible to do some late gardening? What […]
Gathering foods that store well, such as turnips, squash, potatoes, and apples, can be a great way to eat locally year round. By sourcing quality food in the fall and early winter, you can store, and enjoy delicious organic food all the way until spring!
Storing your root crops during the cold months ahead will enable you to enjoy them all winter long. I know I wouldn’t want to see my hard work frozen or left to rot over the winter when I could be making lovely stews, casseroles, and other tasty goods for my family instead. There are multiple […]